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Ashley Palomo, RDH, BSDH

Ashley Palomo, RDH, BSDH
Ashley Palomo, RDH, BSDH, graduated from Arizona State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Wellness. Knowing she wanted to be in a health profession, she went back to school and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Old Dominion University with her Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014. She is also certified and trained in local anesthesia and diode laser periodontal therapy in accordance with Virginia regulations for dental hygienists.

As an active member in the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association, and the Virginia Study Club, she stays current on continuing education to keep expanding her knowledge base in her field. She is passionate about her profession and hopes to continue to expand her role in dental hygiene in the future to include teaching and research.

Ashley is married and has three amazing children with whom she loves spending her free time enjoying all the activities northern Virginia has to offer.

The Pros & Cons of Dental Temping: Is it for You?

Upon graduation, I moved to a new area and had only been in the area for a short time, so I felt the best way to get to know the area and the offices available was to temp as a hygienist. In the year and a half that I worked as a temporary hygienist, I was able to see...